City by-elections - May 2021
By-elections were held in the Hollingdean & Stanmer ward and the Patcham ward on Thursday 6 May 2021.
Following the resignation of Tracey Hill in Hollingdean & Stanmer and Lee Wares in Patcham, by-elections took place on Thursday 6 May 2021.
If you are a resident in one of those wards you could cast your vote for a councillor to represent you as part of Brighton & Hove City Council.
Hollingdean & Stanmer results
Zoë Olivia John has been elected as councillor for the Hollingdean & Stanmer ward following a by-election on Thursday 6 May 2021.
The by-election was called following the resignation of Tracey Hill to fill the vacancy of councillor in the Hollingdean & Stanmer ward of Brighton & Hove City Council.
|Emma Louise Dawson-Bowling||(Conservative Party)||745 votes|
|Leila Erin-Jenkins||(Labour Party)||1,262 votes|
|Nigel Furness||(Independent)||24 votes|
|Alex Hargreaves||(Liberal Democrats)||47 votes|
|Zoë Olivia John||(Green Party)||1,542 votes|
|Des Jones||(UK Independence Party (UKIP))||35 votes|
|Rob Somerton-Jones||(Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition)||54 votes|
The turnout was 31.9% (out of an electorate of 11,758).
For more information, go to our full election results page for the Hollingdean & Stanmer by-election.
Anne Christine Meadows has been elected as councillor for the Patcham ward following a by-election on Thursday 6 May 2021.
The by-election was called following the resignation of Lee Wares to fill the vacancy of councillor in the Patcham ward of Brighton & Hove City Council.
|Bruno De Oliveira||(Labour Party)||879 votes|
|Charles Daniel Goodhand||(UK Independence Party (UKIP))||50 votes|
|Madelaine Joanna Primrose Hunter-Taylor||(Liberal Democrats)||174 votes|
|Anne Christine Meadows||(The Conservative Party)||2,011 votes|
|Eliza Wyatt||(Green Party)||1,733 votes|
The turnout was 43.8% (out of an electorate of 11,106).
For more information, go to our full election results page for the Patcham by-election.
Who could vote
To vote in a local by-election you must:
- be registered to vote at an address within the ward
- be 18 years old or over on 6 May 2021
- not be legally excluded from voting
- be a British, Irish, EU or a qualifying Commonwealth citizen
Find out who your candidates are:
COVID-19 safe-measures at the May 2021 elections
We put the following measures in place to allow you to vote safely at polling stations:
- staff and voters were required to wear face coverings where they were able to
- there were hand-sanitising stations on the way in and out of polling stations
- regular cleaning of polling booths and pencils
- social distancing of at least 2 metres
- queues outside to minimise interactions and keep you safe
- confirming the number of electors that can be safely allowed in each polling station at any time - once at capacity a one in, one out policy will be in place
- Notice of Election
- Election notices and statements of persons nominated
- Situation of polling stations
- Tuesday 30 March to Thursday 8 April at 4pm, between 10am and 4pm on working days – delivery of nomination papers
- Monday 19 April at 11.59pm - last day to register to vote
- Tuesday 20 April at 5pm - last day for us to receive your postal vote application or to make changes to existing postal or proxy votes
- Tuesday 27 April at 5pm - last day for us to receive your proxy vote application
- Thursday 6 May, 7am to 10pm - polling day
- Friday 7 May - counting of votes and results